Stereoselective hydrothiolation of alkynes catalyzed by cesium base: Facile access to (Z)-1-alkenyl sulfides

Azusa Kondoh, Kazuaki Takami, Hideki Yorimitsu, Koichiro Oshima

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Abstract

Treatment of alkyne with alkanethiol in the presence of a catalytic amount of cesium carbonate and a radical inhibitor in DMSO provides the corresponding adduct, (Z)-1-alkenyl alkyl sulfide, in good yield with high selectivity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6468-6473
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Organic Chemistry
Volume70
Issue number16
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2005 Aug 5
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry

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